Erin-Marie Gallagher

Aymen Ikhlef served lifetime ban by TIU following TACP breaches

Aymen Ikhlef served lifetime ban by TIU

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has handed a lifetime ban and $100,000 fine to Algerian tennis player Aymen Ikhlef after he was found to have breached the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP) on multiple occasions. Following a TIU investigation, it was revealed that Ikhlef was in breach of sections ‘D.1.d’, ‘D.1.e’ and ‘D.2.a.i’ of the 2016 TACP, as well as section …

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Phumelela ‘winds up business’ as it delists from JSE

Phumelela ‘winds up business’ as it delists from JSE

South African horse racing operator Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Group will delist from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in early 2021 as the company is broken up to repay creditors.  The heritage racing operator has faced financial difficulties for a number of months, following the forced closure of its racetrack venues due to South African coronavirus restrictions in May.  Johannesburg’s …

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Nevin Truesdale takes the reins as Jockey Club CEO

Nevin Truesdale takes the reins as Jockey Club CEO

Nevin Truesdale, the ‘acting’ Group Chief Executive of The Jockey Club, will assume the position on a permanent basis from 1 January 2021. Truesdale has led the company in an ‘acting’ capacity since the end of August after former-CEO Delia Bushell stepped down following an independent inquiry which upheld allegations of ‘gross misconduct’. Celebrating his new role, Truesdale said: “The …

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Winning Post: ’tis the season for a Gambling Act review

'tis the season for a Gambling Act review

With the launch of the Gambling Act review dominating the betting industry’s agenda last week, Regulus Partners observed that initial reactions suggest the government debate is off to a good start. Can betting remain on the government’s good list this year, or will the festive spirit be short-lived? UK: In Parliament – the Great British Gambling Act Review – off …

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Inside Edge: Is Danny Ings ‘far too long’ for the Golden Boot?

Inside Edge: Is Danny Ings 'far too long' for the Golden Boot?

We’re nearly a third of the way through the Premier League campaign and the race is on for the Golden Boot, writes Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – as he explains why Southampton’s Danny Ings is worth keeping an eye on. The table is starting to take shape and normal order (for the most part) …

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JooSports becomes the first to integrate SoftSwiss sportsbook

JooSports becomes the first to integrate SoftSwiss sportsbook

SoftSwiss has revealed that JooSports, a subsidiary of JooCasino and part of N1 Partners Group, will be the first client to integrate its new sportsbook solution. By using SoftSwiss’ new sportsbook offering, JooSports will be able to drive conversion rates, elevate player experience and deliver a tailored sportsbook offering for bettors depending on their preference.  Of note, JooSports pointed out …

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Phillip Pistauer joins Singular as new Head of Account Management

Phillip Pistauer joins Singular as new Head of Account Management

iGaming platform provider Singular has strengthened its team after naming Phillip Pistauer (pictured) as the new Head of Account Management. Pistauer’s appointment forms a part of Singular’s strategic enhancement of its Customer Relationship Management division, with his role expected to deliver ‘a bespoke approach tailored to each client’. Pistauer’s addition to the Account Management team, Singular explained, will provide the …

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Gordon Moody Association to open residential gambling treatment centre for women

Gordon Moody Association to open residential gambling treatment centre for women

Gordon Moody Association (GMA) has reaffirmed its commitment to support women affected by gambling-related harm by opening the first residential treatment centre for female gamblers in 2021. The centre, which will be the first both in the UK and across the world, will be based in the Midlands and will offer a unique, safe environment to treat 24 women who …

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Internet Vikings scales up Domain Management team with Andreas Soll

Internet Vikings scales up Domain Management team with Andreas Soll

Internet Vikings, a specialist provider of technology and software solutions for igaming and online betting operators, has strengthened its team with the appointment of Andreas Soll who will lead the commercial unit of their Domain Management department. Having been involved in the domain industry since 1999, Internet Vikings has lauded Soll as a ‘valuable asset’ for the company as a …

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Sportradar nets broadcast rights and integrity deal with Australia’s NBL

Sportradar nets broadcast rights and integrity deal with Australia’s NBL

Sportradar has been named as the international media distributor and OTT partner, as well as an official integrity partner, for Australia’s Hungry Jack’s National Basketball League (NBL). Through the agreement, which will commence from 10 January 2021, Sportradar will work closely with the NBL to enhance both distribution and coverage for its media rights across broadcast and online platforms. This …

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